RAFAEL GARCIA, well known as the cutman to Floyd Mayweather, has passed away. He died on Tuesday, at 88 years of age.
He was a regular fixture in Mayweather’s team and his corner. Tributes flooded in from the boxing world. Mayweather Promotions stated, “Rafael Garcia you will be missed. You lived your life to the fullest, and you will be remembered for all your contributions to the sport of boxing. Let your soul rest with no more pain. Love always and forever your Mayweather Promotions family.”
Floyd Mayweather himself said, “RIP Grand Dad. I will always love you.”
WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said, “We have lost a beautiful person a true boxing icon! Rafael García. May he Rest In Peace. Will never forget you.”